General Question for the Week of March 7, 2016

General Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

How much longer will the 2 percent mandatory reduction be in place for Medicare payment? 

Answer:

According to a recent notice from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) claims with dates-of-service or dates-of-discharge on or after April 1, 2013, will continue to incur a 2 percent reduction in Medicare payment until further notice. 

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